Specialist Certificate in Empowering Health in Aboriginal Communities

    What will I study?


    This is a part time course consisting of two compulsory subjects taken over two semesters:

    RURA90008 Utilising knowledge in Aboriginal health

    RURA90009 Health projects in Aboriginal settings

    To complete this course you will need to:

    • take part in the compulsory intensive teaching blocks in the first week of semester at the Department of Rural Health, main campus (Shepparton) or an alternative location (100% attendance required)
    • have access to reliable internet connection/s
    • be able to accommodate a minimum time commitment of 15 hours per week for each subject
    • have appropriate access to, and relationships within, an Aboriginal community to conduct a community-based project (2nd subject)


    The estimated hours required to complete each subject is a minimum of 15 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.